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2014-05-21 08:29:33

2014 marks practice's 80th anniversary CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Orthopedic Specialists, located at 48 Doctors Park in Cape Girardeau, is celebrating its 80-year anniversary. Founded by R.A. Ritter Sr., M.D., grandfather of current Advanced Orthopedic Specialists surgeon R. August Ritter, III, M.D., in 1934, Advanced Orthopedic Specialists, formerly known as Orthopaedic Associates, began as a small group of local doctors treating primarily farm...

2014-05-15 12:36:29

Las Vegas event will include bioskills training, podium presentations and VERASENSE demonstrations DANIA BEACH, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OrthoSensor Inc., the leader in Intelligent Orthopaedics, today announced the launch of a new surgical training event focused on soft tissue balancing during total knee replacement in conjunction with the Fifteenth Annual Current Concepts in Joint Replacement (CCJR) Spring 2014 meeting to take place May 18 - 21, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada....

2014-04-22 23:11:59

Autologous chondroctye implantation by MJRC clinic nips cartilage damage in the bud, allowing athletes to continue enjoying their game without any worry of progressive damage Chennai, Tamil Nadu (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The recently introduced Autologous chondrocyte implantation is a novel procedure to treat sports persons. It repairs early cartilage damage in sports persons, and restores joints to normal. It prevents further progression to arthritis. It is thus great news for thousands of...

2014-04-11 23:24:58

Top Long Island Orthopedists Offer Specialized, Comprehensive Care Woodbury, NY (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group, the leading private orthopedic practice on Long Island, has announced the opening of its new office in Woodbury, New York. Conveniently located at 45 Crossways Park Drive, the new 22,000-square-foot comprehensive, full-service facility is designed to offer patients the latest in specialized orthopedic care along with the utmost in convenience by...

2014-04-02 16:26:15

Procedures that restore mobility and enhance quality of life continue growth; new study supports existing projections ROSEMONT, Ill., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study appearing in the April issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) showed that the economic downturns in the 2000s did not substantially influence the national growth trends for hip and knee arthroplasty in the United States. The new data support the authors' existing projections--made in 2007--that...

2014-03-28 23:22:38

Surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills speak on the rising number of people currently living with artificial joints. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 A new study released by the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has shown more than 7 million Americans are currently living with artificial knees and hips. Rajan Patel, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at the Joint Surgery Center of Excellence in Beverly Hills. “What’s so...

2014-03-18 08:31:51

Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center adds outreach clinic location HOT SPRINGS, S.D., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center will hold clinics at Fall River Health Services, located at 1201 Highway 71 in Hot Springs, beginning March 27. Patients who would like to schedule an appointment at the Hot Springs location are encouraged to call Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center at (605) 341-1414....

2014-03-13 12:29:08

Findings from large study of hip and knee surgical site infections published in The Journal of Arthroplasty GREENSBORO, N.C., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A large study of infections following knee and hip replacement surgery found that the use of AQUACEL(®) Ag SURGICAL cover dressing reduced post-operative joint infections by 76 percent, which study investigators estimate could save the U.S. healthcare system $375 million annually. Study results were published in The Journal of...

Driving Simulator Used To Determine When It's Safe To Drive After Hip Replacement
2014-03-11 09:53:40

Hospital for Special Surgery Using interactive 'video game' to test reaction time, findings at Hospital for Special Surgery challenge traditional recommendation to wait 6 weeks after hip replacement before driving After hip replacement surgery, many patients are anxious to resume driving, and a new study challenges the conventional wisdom that patients should wait six weeks before getting back behind the wheel. Dr. Geoffrey Westrich, director of research, Adult Reconstruction and Joint...

2014-03-11 00:22:36

When combined with conventional blood clot prevention therapies, statins lowered the occurrence of venous thromboembolic (VTE) events by 48 percent NEW ORLEANS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statins have long been known to lower cholesterol and, more recently, to decrease the risk of deep vein thrombosis (blood clots) in healthy, non-surgical patients. New, first-of-its-kind research presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic...


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